Called to the Bar: May, 2003 (British Columbia)
Lee is privileged to work exclusively with indigenous individuals, organizations and governments. Her area of practice includes consultation & accommodation processes, the negotiation of modern treaties and agreements, and she acts as claimant counsel for residential school survivors in both the Independent Assessment Process and litigation.
Lee serves as faculty for two Banff Centre offerings, “Establishing Effective Aboriginal Relationships” and “Aboriginal Strategic Planning”. She also serves as a Director of the Indigenous Bar Association, and she is on the IBA Federal Court Liaison Committee. Previously, she served as an appointed member of the Equity and Diversity Committee of the Law Society of British Columbia and on its Aboriginal Law Graduates Committee.
Upon graduating from UBC Law, Lee was honoured to receive the inaugural “Carole T. Corcoran Memorial Award in Law”. Her prior experience includes studying and living in Quebec and South Africa and extensive travel overseas. She also worked for 4 years in adult education and human resources development for the Sto:lo Nation. Born and raised in British Columbia, her ancestry is Métis-Cree of Sandy Bay, Saskatchewan from her father, Louis and Dutch from her mother, Lisa.
LLB, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, 2002.
DPSM, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, 1999
NAID, Provincial Instructor Diploma, University College of the Okanagan, 1997
- Chair, IAP Workshop, Indigenous Bar Association Conference, Vancouver, Oct 2010
- Canadian Water Innovation Lab 2010, Facilitator, Banff Centre, Alberta, Oct 2010
- UBC Faculty of Law, Law 200 Aboriginal Peoples & Canadian Law, March 2009
- Student Day Panel - Indigenous Bar Association Conference, Victoria, Oct. 2007
- Aboriginal Jurisprudence Conference, "A Shared Vision", Winnipeg, June 2006
- Insight Western Canada Aboriginal Law Forum, Vancouver, May 2006
- UBC First Nations Legal Studies Program, Vancouver, January 2006
- EAGLE Educational Forum, Vancouver, November 2005
- UBC First Nations Legal Studies Program, Vancouver, November 2005
- National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, Vancouver 2004
- Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Vancouver 2000